Hollywood, Fla. — A.R.E. elected four new members to the association's board of directors during the 2013 Annual Industry Summit, held Nov. 6-8 in Key Largo, Fla.

Elected to the A.R.E. Board of Directors are:

Matt Field - President and CEO of Goebel Fixture Company, Hutchinson, Minn.

Prior to joining Goebel in 2008, Field held finance and audit positions with such Fortune 500 companies as Best Buy and Nash-Finch. He has served on the A.R.E. seminar committee for project management.

Lisa Pelletier-Fekete - President of Modern Woodcrafts LLC, Plainville, Conn.

Pelletier-Fekete, daughter of Modern Woodcraft’s founder Gerald L. Pelletier, joined the business in 2006 as Vice President of Human Resources and looks forward to assisting on various A.R.E. committees.

Mark Radtke - Executive Vice President of Wind Mill Slatwall Products, Sheboygan Falls, Wis.

Radtke guides and oversees all aspects of company operations. He also donates his organizational and leadership skills to the Make a Wish Foundation and other local charities in Wisconsin.

Brad Stewart – Director of Sales, Hera Lighting LP, Norcross, Ga.

As a 16-year veteran of Hera Lighting, Stewart is an expert in the field of integrating LED technologies into cabinets, furniture and retail displays. He has served on A.R.E.’s Green 100, is a member of IES, and volunteers with Boys Who Dare.

Also during the Summit, four members of the association's board of directors were recognized for completing their terms:

Michael Childs, High Country Millwork

Richard Ernest, Crown Metal Manufacturing Co.

Simon Ong, Kingsmen Projects Pte. Ltd.

Dan Schmidt, The Combination Door Co.

Board members serve a three-year term. A full listing of the board of directors is available at http://www.retailenvironments.org/RETAILENVIRONMENTS/AboutARE/Leadership.

About A.R.E.: The Association for Retail Environments (A.R.E.) is an international non-profit trade association advancing the retail environments industry. Members are leaders in the international retail environments industry, including store fixture suppliers, retail design firms, suppliers of visual merchandising products, suppliers of materials and equipment for the industry, and service providers.

Source: Association for Retail Environments

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